New Mom & Beyond

5 Reasons to Vaccinate

Every year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices releases a set of vaccination recommendations. When administered on schedule, these recommended vaccines protect children from harmful, preventable diseases, making them an important part of ensuring the health and safety of your child.

Breast Pump 101

Being breast pump-savvy can save you time, money and hassle.

Defeating Diaper Rash

This common skin irritation can be upsetting for babies and parents.

New Mom, New You

Pregnancy and motherhood can be among the happiest times in a woman’s life. But learning how to balance physical and emotional changes while trying to get back in shape and maintain a healthy post-baby weight can be challenging.

Breastfeeding Fuel

Just like when you were pregnant, eating a healthy diet while you are breastfeeding offers benefits for you and your baby.

Get Well Soon, Baby!

Your baby is coughing and unable to sleep, but cough medicines aren’t recommended for babies younger than age 2. What can you do?

Major Milestones for Baby

Learn what normal, healthy growth looks like and what might be a cause for concern.

A Need-to-Know Guide to Baby’s First Vaccines

Vaccinations can be stressful for babies—and even harder on new parents. Get the scoop about what to expect before, during and after these visits with the doctor.

Your Baby’s Microbiome

What’s living in your baby’s belly can make a big difference.

Helping Your Baby Sleep Safe

Your baby’s greatest health threat could occur as he sleeps peacefully. Here’s what you need to know about SIDS.

Schedule doctor visits for your child online at EvanstonAnytime.com! Day or night, schedule appointments for next day and beyond with pediatricians Alan Brown, M.D., or Bird Gilmartin, M.D., here.

Drs. Brown and Gilmartin are members of the medical staff at Evanston Regional Hospital.

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